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Add 35/45 and 3/42

35/45 + 3/42 is 107/126.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 45 and 42 is 630
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 45 × 14 = 630,
    35/45 = 35 × 14/45 × 14 = 490/630
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 42 × 15 = 630,
    3/42 = 3 × 15/42 × 15 = 45/630
  4. Add the two fractions:
    490/630 + 45/630 = 490 + 45/630 = 535/630
  5. 535/630 simplified gives 107/126
  6. So, 35/45 + 3/42 = 107/126

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